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The Leading Specialist in Functional Skills and GCSE eLearning

bksb® is the UK’s most popular eLearning solution for Functional Skills and GCSE. Last year, over 2.7 million individual learners used bksb to improve their skills in English, maths and ICT. In our 21 year history, over 20 million learners have benefited from our easy-to-use online assessments and learning resources, and recent statistics show that our clients typically experience success rates for Functional Skills that are 18% higher than the national average. We were named ‘Company of the Year’ at the prestigious Bett Awards in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Take a look around our website or download our latest brochure. If you have any questions, please get in touch with our friendly team. Alternatively, why not sign up for a free online trial to see our outstanding solutions for yourself!


Over 20 Million Users. Here’s what our clients have to say about bksb…

We love our users, and it sounds like the feeling is mutual!

 bksb Initial & Diagnostic Assessments offer us a crucial platform which informs us of our learners’ individual needs. 

Mark Stewart, East Durham College

 The bksb Support Team are responsive and friendly. They’ve made it easy getting to grips with the bksb system. 

Lisa Westray, Haringey Sixth Form Centre

 bksb has enabled the effective testing, tracking and progression of a large cohort of students. It is accessible and easy to manage. 

Catherine Murphy, Fullhurst Community College, Leicester

 I find your product essential for identifying the skills gaps for our students, it allows staff to plan for specific needs, students to achieve and make progress. 

Susan Halton, Bolton Youth Challenge

 I am delighted with the overall functionality of bksbLIVE. It provides exactly the service we require and our learners enjoy using the system

Edward Jones, Cymru Care Training Limited

 In my opinion, bksbLIVE is the best online functional skills system in the market. 

Geoff Cox, TFT Training & Qualifications
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